"Jean-claude Quilici (1941-) Boats On The Sand"Superb oil on canvas by contemporary Provençal master Jean-Claude Quilici. The work in superb condition is framed in a frame of Delf, simple but effective classic, and could be framed in a more modern case of American box style. it measures frame including 68 cm by 78 cm and 50 cm by 61 without the frame. Very bright and colorful, it represents boats on the sand probably in Spain, at Port Lligat. born in Marseille in 1941 to Corsican parents, very young, he attended the School of Fine Arts, and after an approach from the great Masters of Provençal Painting, he exhibited from 1958 his first paintings in his city. Between 1960 and 1970, he will receive numerous Painting Prizes, which will crown his beginnings as a young painter, and during this period, exhibitions of his works will be organized in multiple galleries in France. From 1971, it is the United States which will welcome it: Washington, New York, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Albuquerque ... In 1980 Jean Claude Quilici began his career in Japan: from Tokyo to Osaka via Kobe, Shizuoka, Fukuoka, Nagano, Sapporo… all these cities organize exhibitions and give him a warm welcome. For 30 years, his lithographic works and paintings have been permanently present in Japan. Jean Claude Quilici has not neglected France. His work is exhibited regularly in the most important Galleries in Marseille, Toulon, Ajaccio, Lyon, Bordeaux, Clermont-Ferrand, Dijon, Nancy, Cannes, Saint-Tropez. The artist also pursues a career abroad: the United States, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, etc. He was also invited to realize during his career various works such as monumental frescoes for the University of Corte (Corsica) 40 m long by 4 m high and for the Metro of the City of Marseille. A wall decoration on enamelled sheet with a length of 130 m ... In 1997, the artist produced the sets for the opera Mireille by Gounod for a co-production of the Marseille Opera and the Bordeaux Opera.